Upton Snodsbury, Worcester
Worcestershire WR7 4NH

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YEAR R 1 GALLERY

Year R/1

This term we are learning about 'How do we care for animals?'

 

 

October 2017

This week, we have been using and applying our number double knowledge to solve money problems. Year R's have been counting using 1p coins to buy items in the toy shop.

October 2017

In Maths, the Year 1's we have been looking at doubles and near doubles. Reception have been practicing their number formation and counting items around the classroom. 

September 2017

This week we have been learning about features of non-fiction texts. We read a book about rabbits and children had to create their own information page about rabbits.

September 2017

This week, Reception enjoyed exploring Forest School within school for the first time. They enjoyed building dens, going on mini beast hunts and creating wonderful things in the mud kitchen. During art, we have been learning how to print using fruits.

September 2017

Reception have enjoyed their second week in school and started to learn their phonic sounds. During Forest School, the Year 1's have been learning to use a pen knife.  

September 2017

We have had an exciting week welcoming all the new Reception children into the class. They have all settled in really well and have been busy doing lots of activities together.

July 2017

This week, we have finished making our moving picture books. We used pivots, sliders and flap mechanisms. 

June 2017

We have had a very exciting week, as we have had a visit from the 'History Man'. He explained to us all about the history of pirates, how they used to live and the weapons they used.

June 2017

This week, in Maths we have been learning and practising counting in 2's, 5's and 10's. 

SPORTS DAY

June 2017

We have enjoyed starting our new topic, all about pirates. We have enjoyed role playing in our very own pirate ship in the classroom. In English, we have been learning about instructions, how to sequence them, write them and follow them, to make pirate hats and eye patches. 

May 2017

This week, we have enjoyed designing and making homes, using a range of a materials linked to science.

May 2017

This week, we had an exciting trip Worcester Cathedral, the town centre and the Guildhall. We were shown around the Cathedral and enjoyed learning about the special places within the Cathedral and we were all scared when we went into the jail under the Guildhall! 

May 2017

This week, we having been looking at maps and important features of within the locality. 

May 2017

During Maths, we have been learning to share numbers into 1/2 and 1/4 using fraction plates.

April 2017

We all enjoyed pond dipping during Forest School this week and we tried to identify the plants and animals that live in and around the pond. We found water beetles, pond skaters and newts! 

March 2017

This week, we have continued learning about traditional tales and we have read and discussed 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. We role played the story and then we created our own story hills and character descriptions.

March 2017

For Science week, we have enjoyed planting seeds, making lily pad that open in water and a bird in cage spinner.  We also made invisible pictures with lemon juice.

March 2017

This week, during Forest School, we learnt about the different part of a tree and its function. Also, we used different techniques to estimate the age and the height of the oak tree.

March 2017

This week, we have been learning to count in 2, 5 and 10's and recognise odd and even numbers.

February 2017

This week, we have all been learning about time and days of the week. Year 1 children learnt all about o'clock and half past and the Reception children made their own clock faces and made days of week booklets.

February 2017

This week, we continued learning about traditional tales. We had a visit from a witch and we asked her questions to understand her character in the 'Hansel and Gretel' story. We then made wanted posters describing the witch and put them up around the school.

January 2017

This week, we have started to look at traditional tales. After we read the story of 'Hansel and Gretel', we discussed the setting and the characters in the story. The Reception children sequenced pictures from the story and labelled them, whilst the Year 1 children created their own story hill.

January 2017

After our visit to the Synagogue in Birmingham, the Year 1's used 'Photo Story' to create their own slideshow recount of the visit. 

January 2017

This week in Science we have been asking the question 'Are all animals the same?'. The children split into groups and used pictures of different types of animals to discuss this question. 

January 2017

We are learning this term about what would you find in a woodland. So we started the topic by asking questions that the children thought of that they would like to know about the woodland, such as 'What animals are nocturnal and diurnal?', 'Why are trees different colours?'. We also have also read the 'Gruffalo' story by Julia Donaldson and found all the rhyming words.

December 2016

We have enjoyed putting on our nativity performance, 'The Little Blue Star'. The children have danced, sang and preformed beautifully. 

December 2016

This week in maths we have been learning about comparing and measuring lengths using non-standard units and starting to use centimetres. 

December 2016

In R.E. we made Menorah lamps out of clay, then decorated and painted them.

December 2016

We enjoyed our Maths morning, playing games with our parents and grandparents to practise our basic number skills.

November 2016

As part of our learning all about people who help us, Freya and Ruby's Mum kindly came into class to tell us all about being a nurse. She explained why she became a nurse, what her job entails and showed us some first aid skills. 

November 2016

We designed our own fruit press using the designs we used last week and we printed them onto cloth.

November 2016

This week, we have all been designing and making our own healthy pizzas. 

November 2016

During Forest School, we went on a Wellie Walk across the fields to spot the signs of Autumn.

October 2016

Children were learning this week to recognise money and use them to pay for small amounts. They could practise this in the holiday.

October 2016

This week, we have all been naming and describing properties of of 2D shapes. 

October 2016

This week, the Year 1 children have been creating a large story map of the story called 'Nothing' by Mick Inkpen. The Reception children have been busy learning new sounds and practicing their number and letter formations.

September 2016

This week the children have been completing observational drawings of traditional toys. The Reception children have continued to do activities related to the sounds they are learning. 

September 2016

This week the Year 1 children have been learning, number pairs up to 9. The Reception children have been learning to identify numbers and started to learn how to form the numbers correctly.

September 2016

This week in Forest School, we have been finishing off making our wooden traditional toys. We used a bow saw and palm drills to make wooden spinners for our Memory Box topic this term

September 2016

We have had a very busy first week back to school. We are very pleased how well all the Reception children have settled into school. The Year 1 children have enjoyed sharing their 'Memory Boxes' with each other and all the class painted portraits of themselves.